Star Wars geeks prepare for May 4 celebrations

Nothing like a fake holiday to get geeks excited

Have you finished up all of your Star Wars Day shopping yet? What? You forgot again? Oy. For some reason, geekdom is all excited about tomorrow's Star Wars Day, because it's May Fourth, and of course, "May the Fourth be with You." The faux holiday has turned into something of an actual holiday of sorts - i've already received a bunch of sales emails from LEGO (special deals on Lego Star Wars figures on May 4-5) and the Star Wars Facebook page has some cool photos that you can decorate your Facebook wall with.

This video seems to encapsulate the spirit of May the Fourth, from our friends at Mimobot, which makes those really cool Star Wars USB drives:

It's bough being a Ginger Sith Lord.

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